Apprentice Meat Cutter

Job Description

Company: Newport Meat Pacific Northwest
Location: US-OR-Portland
Zip Code: 97236
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

 

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Newport Meat Pacific Northwest

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

The meat cutter is responsible for the cutting and processing of custom orders and standard inventory items.

 

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Each employee is responsible for the food safety and quality of our products.

  • Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications as specified by information provided by cut tickets.
  • Pull raw materials and pre-cut inventory according to code dates and report any short shelf-life items to the supervisor.
  • Ensure that all product specifications are being met according to guidelines.
  • Maintain work areas in compliance with U.S.D.A. guidelines.
  • Assemble and tear down any equipment in work area at the beginning and/or end of your shift. 
  • Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc. assigned to you. 
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Prior experience with portion cutting meat preferred but not required
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.
  • Ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals.
  • Commitment to work until job is completed.
  • Interacts well with others. Good team player.
  • Customer-service oriented

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical strength to lift and maneuver 50-80 pounds.  Standing, stooping and climbing are regular activities for this employee.  Employee must have the ability to negotiate throughout the production and warehouse areas unassisted without disrupting regular production and warehousing activities.  Normal levels of eyesight and hearing after correction.  Color vision is required.  The ability to touch, feel, manipulate fingers and limbs to operate various processing and material handling equipment is necessary. 

This position requires the candidate to be in refrigerated processing and warehouse areas.  These areas are cold and wet and exposure to moving machinery and sharp surfaces are a regular occurrence.  This is a high noise area.

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

Newport Meat Pacific Northwest is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time